De acuerdo con lo que reporta el documento CONPES , para los municipios con población afro mayor a o igual al 30%, dobla la concentración. The first is CONPES which enhances the region’s role in the national economy. The second policy is CONPES purportedly aiming to improve the . The second policy is CONPES. purportedly aiming to improve the socio- economic conditions of the Afro-. Colombian minority. The major.
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While noting all these measures, the Committee notes that the Government provides no information on the impact of the measures and programmes it referred to in its previous observation.
The Committee notes that in its observations the CUT refers in general terms to the persistence of discrimination against women in the labour market, as reported in its previous comments. The Committee stresses the importance of continuity in the activities undertaken and of reporting on their effects and outcomes with a view to determining the extent to which they contribute to the achievement of gender equality, as foreseen in Article 3 f of the Convention. The Government states that it knows of no 36660 of discrimination based 3660 social origin.
Observation (CEACR) – adopted 2012, published 102nd ILC session (2013)
The Committee requests the Government to provide its observations on these comments. The Committee, therefore, requests the Government to provide further information on sexual harassment measures taken by the labour inspectorate and the Ministry of Labour, and on the number of complaints filed and the outcome thereof.
Compendium of court decisions. The Committee recalls that addressing sexual harassment only through criminal proceedings is not sufficient due to the sensitivity of the issue, the higher burden of proof which is harder to meet and the fact that criminal law does not address the wide spectrum of behaviours constituting sexual harassment in employment and occupation.
In this respect, the Committee notes that the Government provides information indicating that: The Committee requests the Government to continue to supply information on the practical implementation of these programmes, policies and measures, and on their impact on the discrimination against women in employment and occupation.
Please indicate whether the abovementioned Act applies to associated work cooperatives. The Government refers to a programme set up by the Office of the President to design strategies and action for the development of the Afro-Colombian people, which is divided into five strategic axes: Two forums have also been held for the benefit of these two groups in order to ascertain the work-related problems they face and to establish the policy guidelines to be followed by the Ministry of Labour.
The Committee also asks the Government to provide information on the application of section 3 of Act No. Their poor level of education reduces their opportunities for employment, which is largely restricted to the informal sector, domestic work in the case of women and other unskilled jobs. The Government further indicates that in accordance with the recent regulations on teleworking, enterprises will be encouraged to adopt teleworking contracts for women prior to their maternity leave and during the period of breastfeeding.
The Committee observes that section 2 of the Act refers to sexual harassment as abuse in the workplace which takes the form of violence against the sexual freedom of the worker.
The Government indicates that consultations are under way on draft implementing regulations for the Act. Compendium of court decisions.
It also requests the Government to take steps to ensure that no investigations into the social background of job candidates are carried out which result in discrimination on the basis of social origin and that measures are taken to prohibit discriminatory vacancy announcements. The Committee also requests the Government to provide information on administrative and judicial proceedings instituted in relation to sexual harassment and to indicate whether the Act applies to workers in associated cooperatives.
French – Spanish View all Printable version. According to the report, the scant amount of statistical information that exists with respect to these peoples hampers the adoption of adequate government policies.
Work is also under way on an equity seal to be used as a means of certifying private companies and public institutions that apply gender equality measures.
Search User guide Glossary. EPLex Employment protection legislation database. French – Spanish View all Printable version. While noting the importance of adopting long-term measures to combat discrimination, the Committee asks the Government to provide specific information on the impact of the measures adopted and the results achieved with a view to addressing discrimination based on race, colour and social origin.
French – Spanish View all Printable version Discrimination on the basis of race, colour or social origin. The Committee requests the Government to indicate the manner in which Act No. It also asks the Government to provide information on the impact of each of the measures adopted in terms of improving access of Afro-Colombians and indigenous peoples to the education system and the labour market, and ensuring their traditional occupations.
The report states that the estimated rate of illiteracy among the Afro-Colombian population is 30 per cent double the national average. However, the Committee observes that the Government does not provide specific information concerning the content of these plans and their impact in practice. Other comments on C Observation These committees are to be established before 20 October The Committee notes that the CONPES study evaluates the programmes implemented from to and makes a series of time-bound recommendations to various state bodies and institutions relating to education, training and employment for Afro-Colombian peoples.
According to the Government, the purpose of the law is to establish mechanisms to bring about real and effective equality in both clnpes public and the private sectors. The Act lays down the obligation to prevent harassment through specific measures and establishes penalties for persons directly responsible for harassment and for cnpes who have not taken the necessary steps to prevent it.
EPLex Employment protection legislation database. With regard to the specific measures for the education and training of indigenous peoples, the Government states that under the —14 National Development Plan, several measures have been taken, ensuring their autonomy, for the establishment of an indigenous education system, policy guidelines for higher education have been laid down and an intercultural public universities project has been developed.
Search User guide Glossary. Discrimination based on sex.
A History of Violence and Exclusion: Afro-Colombians from Slavery to Displacement
Other comments on C Observation Observing that section 3 sets out a wide range of attenuating circumstances in the event of proven harassment in the workplace, the Committee requests the Government to indicate the manner in which the full protection of victims is ensured in such circumstances. Direct Request Even though the Government has adopted a series of measures and plans in relation to the Afro-Colombian peoples, the independent expert considered that they were insufficiently enforced and urged the Government to adopt general anti-discrimination legislation which lays down civil and criminal penalties.
The Committee notes that the Government indicates that under the Directorate of Fundamental Rights at Work two sub-directorates have been established, one for the protection of labour rights and the other to promote social organization, with a view to intensifying measures to prevent discrimination against Afro-Colombians and indigenous peoples.
The Government is also asked to provide information on the measures aimed specifically at women belonging to these groups and the impact of such measures. The Government has also developed a programme for rural women under which measures have been adopted in the areas of production and public and social policy with a view to improving the living conditions of rural women.
The Committee requests the Government to send specific information on the abovementioned measures and plans and their impact on the elimination of discrimination in access to employment and occupation on the basis of social origin, race, colour or physical characteristics.
The Government states, however, that a system to follow up cases of sexual harassment at the workplace has been developed consisting of a compendium of information and complaints, which will enable labour inspectors to intervene, together with a protocol for receiving sexual harassment complaints for the purpose of providing legal advice and informing labour inspectors and public prosecutors.
Discrimination on the basis of race, colour and social origin. The Committee notes that the CUT and CTC indicate in their observations that women are more heavily affected than men by unemployment, that they receive considerably lower wages, that they occupy less-skilled jobs, that they constitute the majority of workers in the informal sector and that they occupy only a small proportion of high-level posts.
Direct Request People of African descent and indigenous peoples. The Committee requests the Government to provide information on any administrative or judicial proceedings relating to allegations of discrimination on the basis of the abovementioned criteria.